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Doctor insights on: Hardened Bladder Wall

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What causes your bladder wall to thicken?

What causes your bladder wall to thicken?

Cystitis,obstruction: Inflammation or utis cause bladder thickening. Bladder outflow obstruction, e.g. Tight, non relaxing bladder neck, prostate enlargement, urethral vaves or a urethral stricture causes all cause bladder trabeculation (enlargement of bladder muscle fibers). Also neurogenic bladder, detrussor-sphincter dyssynergia (sphincter conractswith voiding) but should relax & bladder reflux all cause thickening. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

What is complications of bladder wall thickend?

Possible obstruction: The bladder wall becomes thickened if it is working against resistance, such as scar tissue or narrowing of the urine channel, or in some neurological diseases. Bladder thickness is variable and it is sometimes not a problem. It can also be a tumor, but that is rare. Get a copy of the x-ray or ultrasound report that made the diagnosis and show it to your doctor or to a urologist. ...Read more

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Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall ?

Reasons for diffuse thickening of bladder wall ?

Bladder Wall: This is usually a term noted on ultrasound or ct scan reports. It usually indicates an under distended bladder, UTI or bladder outlet obstruction, most commonly bph. Very occaasionally in the right clinical setting there my be a concern about bladder cancer. ...Read more

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What does it mean if mild diffuse bladder wall is thickening?

What does it mean if mild diffuse bladder wall is thickening?

Outflow obstruction: To bladder such as enlared prostate or urethral stricture in males or bladder prolapse or obstructing ureterocele in females. Can also be due to neurogenic bladder dysfuction in either sex or cystitis can also be reported if bladder is only partly filled ; appears thickened on ultrasound. Can also be a perfectly innocent finding.. ...Read more

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For irregular wall thickness of bladder, what would be the symptoms?

Bladder Wall: This term is often used to describe the bladder on ultrasound or ct scan. Symptoms might be blood in urine, burning with urination or urinary frequency. Sometimes no symptoms are present, but is finding on imaging studies often needs cystoscopy for full evaluation. ...Read more

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What is Bladder wall thickend complications? its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

What is Bladder wall thickend complications? its occurs due to obstruction of prostatitits.

Bladder wall: This is not normal. The key is to treat the prostate since it sounds like it is blocking urine flow. A Post void residual is an ultrasound test which checks to make sure your bladder is emptying correctly and is done at the urology office. ...Read more

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What shoud i eat if you have bladder wall thickening?

What shoud i eat if you have bladder wall thickening?

Not related: Have a healthy diet just like everyone should. Might be worthwhile avoiding caffeine + fruit & juices such as oj which acidify urine all of which may irritate your bladder. ...Read more

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Hello . is thickening of my bladder wall permanent ,serious and how is it treated ?

Hello . is thickening of my bladder wall permanent ,serious and how is it treated ?

Bladder wall: Thickening of the bladder wall is not a disease, it's a clinical sign. In other words, it's something a doctor can see on ultrasound or CT scan, but it is only INDICATIVE of a possible disease...it does not CONFIRM any particular disease. It can be anything from a very mild problem to very serious problem, and you must follow up with your doctor to discover the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am now told the walls of gall bladder are thickening.Is this serious to have it removed.

Gallbladder: Thickening of the wall of the gallbladder may represent irritation or inflammation from gallstones. Sometimes this can also indicate a recent actue painful attack from gallstones. If you are having symptoms from gallstones then yes it is time to strongly consider laparoscopic gallbladder surgery to remove the problem. ...Read more

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Bladder wall thickening. Dr. Said not serious and no cause for alarm or worry. I am a 33 yr male and can't stop worrying about it. Please help. ?

Bladder wall thickening. Dr. Said not serious and no cause for alarm or worry. I am a 33 yr male and can't stop worrying about it. Please help.  ?

You need to tell us : Why did you have to checked in the first place. In other words do you any specific reasons/symptoms that you had your bladder checked? Is this your urinary bladder or gall bladder? Once we know about the above issues and also how did they check the thickness? Was it with ultrasound or ct scan or some other test. Give us the detailed history before we can guide you further. ...Read more